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Joe Williams (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Post-Dispatch Movie Critic Joe Williams Dies in Car Crash

The single-car accident happened Sunday night along US 67.

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Q&A: A look at the Death of Sandra Bland in Texas Jail

The release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

07/24/2015

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20:  Packages of "No-Doz" caffeine tablets are shown May 20, 2005 in Sydney Australia. Several high-profile athletes in Australia have admitted taking the tablets to boost performance after the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) removed them from the banned list at the start of last year. The director-general of WADA David Howman said that taking caffeine tablets to boost performance is "bordering on cheating" even though the use of the pills is no longer banned.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Death From Caffeine Powder Prompts New Laws in Illinois

A state Senator says one teaspoon of caffeine powder is like 25 cups of coffee.

07/17/2015

David Zink, 55.

Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Ago

he execution of David Zink, 55, is scheduled for tonight in Bonne Terre, M0., for the rape and murder of a teenage girl in western Missouri.

07/14/2015

Daniel Boone Fuller talks to reporters from atop his billboard after climbing to the top in St. Louis on July 9, 2015. Fuller, who owns the billboard company has vowed not to come down until St. Louis does not have a murder for one week. Fuller, who turned 50 on July 9 is concerned with the murder rate and says he has lived twice as long as most black men in St. Louis. St. Louis has recorded 90 murders for the year of 2015 so far.     Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

1 Day Down – Billboard Sit-In to Stop St. Louis Killings Has Begun

Daniel ‘Boone’ Fuller woke up atop a billboard in North St. Louis on Friday morning to good news – one day down with no murders.

07/09/2015

(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

6-Year-Old Champaign Boy Chokes to Death on Marshmallow

Authorities in southern Illinois say a 6-year-old Champaign boy choked to death on part of marshmallow while at a private campground on Carlyle Lake.

07/09/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

10 Killed in Traffic Crashes Over Fourth of July Weekend

There was one St. Louis-area fatality – 45-year-old Charles Meyer of St. Louis was killed July 3 in a crash in Franklin County.

07/06/2015

Elyse J. Mamino

Belleville Woman Pleads Guilty in Newborn Son’s Suffocation

This is the second time she was convicted of killing her newborn child.

07/02/2015

Photo: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images

Sunset Hills Murder Victim Still at County Morgue

None of the victim’s estranged family members have come to claim the body more than three weeks after she was found.

07/01/2015

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kansas City Man Sentenced to Life for Grandmother’s Death

A Missouri judge has sentenced a 19-year-old Kansas City man to life in prison for stabbing his grandmother to death a day after she celebrated her 70th birthday.

06/30/2015

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